RFID & Sports Archive

The following video outlines a number of the applications of RFID Near Field Communications (NFC) in cellphones and posters to make line-ups move quickly and make shopping easier.

From GS1.org: “Just like the internet did years ago, RFID-Technology is set to revolutionise people’s life and work these days. Consumers will benefit from better and safer products and services. GS1 EPCglobal has designed this website for you – to find out more about a fascinating technology.” The Discover RFID site has also been established […]

From Discovery Channel: “If you’re tired of hunting through the underbrush in search of your ball, then a new system from RadarGolf might be the answer. Using balls with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tracking chips built in, the technology allows golfers to home in on that lost ball. Besides saving some money by finding those […]

How many times have soccer moms and dads been witness to debates of whether the ball crossed the goal line in a close soccer match? Adidas are developing an RFID soccer ball that will precisely identify if a ball has crossed the goal line. “The chip, suspended in the middle of the ball to survive […]